Coming up this week on TV and radio

06 April 2018


HIGHLIGHT: Jesus’s Female Disciples: The new evidence Helen Bond and Joan Taylor put forward the belief that half of Jesus’s disciples were women, who financed the movement. Sunday 8pm, Channel 4


TELEVISION: Friday 8pm (Channel 5) Britain’s Great Cathedrals with Tony Robinson A World Heritage site for more than 1400 years, Canterbury Cathedral still attracts pilgrims and tourists (2/6).

4.30pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Sean Fletcher explores the power of singing in expressing faith.

Wednesday 9pm (BBC4) Bacchus Uncovered: Ancient god of ecstasy Professor Bettany Hughes uncovers parallels between Bacchus and Christ in Cyprus.

Thursday 9pm (BBC2) Civilisations Simon Schama links colour and spirituality, starting in Amiens and Chartres Cathedrals (7/9).


RADIO: Sunday 6am Good Morning Sunday Radio 2’s Young Choristers of the Year competition is launched.

8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship A service from Westminster Abbey in thanksgiving for Martin Luther King.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of last Wednesday’s service from Keble College, Oxford.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) Beyond Belief The former Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Northern Ireland and the parish priest of St John’s, Falls Road, Belfast, discuss what part the Churches should now play in the province.

Wednesday 3.30pm (R3) Choral Evensong An archive recording from Washington National Cathedral, US, broadcast in 1993.

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